Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 19, 1709-1714. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Sabbati, 27 Junii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Melton Rectories to unite, Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for uniting and consolidating the Rectories, Advowsons, and Parishes, of Melton St. Mary's and Melton All Saints, in the Diocese of Norwich, in the County of Norfolk."
Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Bill be committed to the Lords following; (videlicet,)
Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Tuesday next, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.
Shee versus Lawless, et è contra:
After hearing Counsel, as well upon the Petition and Appeal of Richard Shee Esquire, against several Orders, or Decrees, made in Her Majesty's Court of Exchequer in Ireland, the 3d of June 1709, 18th of July 1712, 16th of February 1712, and the 26th of the same February, in certain Causes, wherein Thomas Lawless Gentleman was Plaintiff, and the said Richard Shee Defendant; et è contra; praying, "That the said Orders, or Decrees, may be reversed;" as upon the Petition and Appeal of the said Thomas Lawless, from several Orders and Decrees, made and pronounced in the said Court of Exchequer in Ireland, the 19th of July 1712, the 2d of December 1712, and the 16th and 26th Days of February following, in certain Causes, wherein the Petitioner was Plaintiff, and the said Richard Shee Defendant, et è contra; praying "the same may reversed:" As also upon the Answers put in to the said Appeals; and due Consideration of what was offered thereupon:
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petitions and Appeals shall be, and are hereby, dismissed this House.
Franklyn, Hearing, at MinuteBook.
Upon reading the Petition of William Franklyn, Respondent to the Appeal of William Dawson, Richard Gough, Roger Braadyll, and Richard Martin; shewing, "That he hath put in his Answer to the said Appeal;" and praying, "That a short Day may be appointed, for hearing Counsel thereon; and that the Commissioners of the Navy's Minute Books, of the Year 1711 and 1712, which were produced in the Court of Exchequer, in Evidence, at the Hearing there, may be also produced at the Hearing in this House:"
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Friday the Tenth Day of July next; and that the Commissioners of the Navy do cause to be brought before this House, at the Hearing of this Cause, the said Minute Books which were produced at the Hearing in the Exchequer.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Lunæ, vicesimum nonum diem instantis Junii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.